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Circus images from the 1860s to the 1960s.

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

The Civil War sketches of Alexander Simplot were reproduced as engravings for use in newspapers.

Wisconsin photographer David Marcou's images of life in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

View a gallery of foreign film posters from the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research.

Learn about the history of Christmas cards and their various uses during World War I and II, and in postwar America.

Larger Than Life Images of Animals and Produce

Learn about the tall-tale postcard industry and the career of photographer Alfred Stanley Johnson, Jr.

Learn about the exploits of the U.S. Army National Guard's Red Arrow Division during World War II.

Avid Amateur Photographer

Learn about the career of photographer Harry Dankoler, who captured images of his experiences throughout life and experimented with photo manipulation.

Reuben Gold Thwaites Photographs

Reuben Gold Thwaites' photos of his trip down the Monongahela and Ohio rivers.

Learn about the long life of the mascot of the Eighth Wisconsin Civil War Regiment, a bald eagle named 'Old Abe'.

Mississippi River Town

View 19th century photographs of life on the Mississippi River logging town of Alma, Wisconsin.

View this image collection of the Wisconsin Democratic Senator William Proxmire.

View these 19th-century panoramic, detailed maps of Wisconsin communities.

The Natchez Poverty Report

View this gallery of photographs from an unpublished 1960s report on living conditions in the African-American neighborhoods of Natchez, Mississippi.

An early view of how a large corporation marketed a valuable piece of technology provides insight into contemporary views of consumerism and industry.

Images of a Milwaukee Manufacturing Powerhouse

Read about one of Milwaukee's most successful manufacturing companies and view vintage photographs of the corporation.

Underground Newspapers of the 1960s and 1970s

Images of the Wisconsin Historical Society's collection of underground newspapers.

Native American Photographs

Collection of photographs documenting Native American life and the impact of federal government.
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